Veteran Yaksha Haluvalli Ganesh Bhat to get Pathala Award

Veteran Yaksha Haluvalli Ganesh Bhat to get Pathala Award

Submitted by Newseditor on Tue, 2015-12-01 13:37 Mangaluru: ​Pathala Yaksha Prathistana will confer its annual “Pathala Award” to veteran Yakshagana artiste Haluvalli Ganesh Bhat at Krishna Sabhabhavan in Edaneeru Matt on December 5. Pathala Yaksha Prathistana president Harikrishna Punaroor told mediapersons at Patrika Bhavan on Wednesday that Ganesh Bhat contributed much to both Thenku and Badaguthittu Yakshagana over the years. He was born in the year 1956 and entered into Yakshagana at the age of 20. He has been performing in Yakshagana nearly from the past four decades. At present he is working in Kateelu Yakshaganna troupe. Considering his achievement, Pathala Yaksha Prathistana confers “Pathala Award” to him which comprises a cash award of Rs 10,000, shawl, citation and a memento”, he informed. Foundation member was also Rama Pathala also present. Veteran Yakshagana artiste Ganesh Bhat